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Mayor Bloomberg Plans to Change Age of Buying Cigarettes to 21

Verbivore Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 3:32 PM
This guys brain is so utterly uncomplicated. "If i just make a law and tell everyone to stop whatever I don't want them to do, they will!" And because NY is an isolated island in the middle of nowhere, we know NO ONE will every pop over to Newark, or PA, or upstate at all ever! "they will just do what I say," says the small-minded little man.
ewscroggins Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 4:15 PM
He is a liberal elitist what do you expect?
ewscroggins Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 4:15 PM
He is a liberal elitist what do you expect?

An eighteen year old is old enough to choose a president, drive, and give their life for their country but is too young to buy cigarettes as far as New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is concerned.

The politician notorious for his nanny state views wants to raise the age to legally buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 under a proposed legislation announced Monday by city Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley and city council Speaker Christine Quinn.

“With this legislation, we’ll be targeting the age group at which the overwhelming majority of smokers start,” Ms. Quinn said at a City...